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H.E. Ros Seilva

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Personal Information

Name H.E. ROS SEILAVA
Date of Birth 10 July 1964
Address No. 32E0, Mao Tsetung Blvd., Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Telephone (+855) 12 909 786
E-mail rseilava@yahoo.com
Nationality Cambodian

Education

2000 – 2002 Master of International Affairs (MIA) in Economic Policy Management, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A.;
1987 – 1993 BA, Social Studies, Phnom Penh University and Penza’s Institute of Pedagogy, former USSR;
1982 – 1985 Technical Degree, Thermo-electric Energy Specialist, Volgograd’s Technical School I, Volgograd, former USSR

Other Training

March- May, 1998 Three Months Course in Market Economy and Financial Analysis by Joint Vienna Institute/ EDI of the WB/ and Moscow State University in Moscow;
1994 One Year Financial and Economic Studies Course for Financial Controllers and Inspectors by Ministry of Economy and Finance/ USAID/ and Development Alternatives Inc. in Phnom Penh

Language & Degree of Proficiency

Khmer – Mother Tongue
Russian – Proficient
English – Proficient

Employment Record

2013 - Present Under Secretary of State at Ministry of Economy and Finance, Cambodia
Dec 2008 - 2013 Deputy Secretary General at Ministry of Economy and Finance, Cambodia
In charge of:
  • Economic and Public Finance Policy Department (Macroeconomic and fiscal policies/framework, MTEF and GFS);
  • ASEAN and International Cooperation Department (ASEAN, GMS, Mekong-Japan Forum, ACMECS, and other sub-regional cooperation initiatives);
  • Financial Industry Department (Financial Sector’s strategy, policies and regulations - Insurance, SME Financing, Financial Services, Property and Real Estates, Stock and Bond Markets, Casino and Lottery)
  • PFM reform program (policy related coordination)
Dec 2008 - Present Deputy Secretary General at Supreme National Economic Council (SNEC), Cambodia
In charge of:
  • Coordinate SNEC's research activities;
  • Support SNEC in preparing policy notes and advices including policy speeches for Prime Minister of Cambodia
Nov 2006 - Nov 2008 Advisor to Executive Director, WB Board of Executive Directors at The World Bank Group
In charge of:
  • Cambodia and PNG;
  • Central Asia and Eastern Europe
  • Health sector strategy;
  • Bank's Internal Governance, Executive Board's Affairs, and Voice and Participation Issue
Mar 2005 - Nov 2006 Director, Department of Economic and Public Finance Policy at Ministry of Economy and Finance, Cambodia
In charge of:
  • Macroeconomic forecasting;
  • Macro-fiscal policy and framework;
  • Government finance statistics (TOEF)
  • Policy coordination and reform task force
2002 - 2006 Research Director at Supreme National Economic Council, Cambodia
In charge of:
  • Supervise research programs and activities;
  • Coordinate policy dialogues and economic forums;
  • Provide inputs into policy notes, advices and policy speeches for Prime Minister of Cambodia
2002 - 2005 Deputy Director, Economic and Financial Policy Planning and Monitoring Unit at Ministry of Economy and Finance, Cambodia
In charge of:
  • Researches
  • Policy coordination and support
  • Reform task force (TCAP, IFAPER, PRGF, PRSP...)
1993 - 2000 Financial Controller, Financial Affairs Department at Ministry of Economy and Finance, Cambodia
In charge of:
  • Authorizing spending and disbursement
  • Auditing government’s spending and procurements
  • Participation in budget preparation
1993 Lecturer, Phnom Penh Institute of Technology, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports , Cambodia
1985 - 1987 Technician at Ministry of Industry, Cambodia
In charge of:
  • Mechanical repairing
  • Laboratories
  • Construction of a new power plant C4

Detailed Tasks Assigned

WORK UNDERTAKEN THAT BEST ILLUSTRATES CAPABILITY TO HANDLE THE TASKS ASSIGNED.

  • 2005 - 2006: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats Analysis (SWOT) on Cambodian Economy, SNEC, UNDP & Harvard University
  • 2005 - 2006: Cambodia Economic Report, ADB TA, SNEC
  • 2005 – Present: Co-chair of Cambodia Macroeconomics and Health Technical Advisory Group (Report on “Financing the Cambodian Public Health Sector”). Assessment of weaknesses of public finance system in provision of health care services.
  • 2004 - 2005: Research on Contract Farming in Cambodia, SNEC & ADBI
  • 2003: Road Maintenance in Cambodia: Policy and Mechanism, SNEC
  • 2002 - 2003: Working Paper on Dollarization in Cambodia, SNEC
  • 2002 - 2003: Development Potentials of Triangle Area (Cambodia-Vietnam-Laos), SNEC
  • 2002: Protected Areas and Development Review in Lower Mekong River, Case Study on Economic Benefits of Cambodia's South West Protected Areas, (IUCN, Ministry of Economy & Finance and Ministry of Environment, Cambodia)
  • 2002: Pro-poor Macroeconomic Policies, Studies on Impacts of Macroeconomic Policies on Poverty, (UNDP, Ministry of Economy and Finance and National Bank of Cambodia)
  • 2010: Rice Production and Export Policy, SNEC, RGC